Senior Writing


THE PERSONAL NARRATIVE (also called the College Essay)
Common Application Questions
Show, Don’t Tell
Introduction Paragraphs
Cutting Words

Your College Essay Should Also…
End with a lesson learned / conclusion / reflection – show what this experience helped you realize or discover about yourself
Focus on your positive traits, not just the “facts” of your experience. It doesn’t matter what temperature it was on the day you hiked to the top of Mt. Washington. What matters is that you pushed yourself to overcome something challenging, that you didn’t give up.

Using Critical Articles: The Basics
Using Critical Articles: Paragraph Format
Close Reading of Quotes (Link goes to Sophomore Writing page)
Making Assertions (Link goes to Sophomore Writing page)
How to Write Assertions (Link goes to Junior Writing page)
Analytical Verbs (Link goes to Junior Writing page)
Block Quote Format

Note Card Format 
Research Project Checklist (**Coming Soon** this is changing to reflect the 2017-2018 Research Project)

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